Are you looking for Property Investing Perfection?

What are you investing in at the moment? The answer doesn’t need to be a type of property, a method, or even an area, it’s more likely these days to be a cash-flow return. If you’re looking at a deal how are you deciding whether to invest or not? Do you check the location? Perhaps you want to invest close to home! Do you check the possibility for Capital Growth? – Perhaps not for the short-term but for the next 10-20 years. Do you divide your cashpot and diversify to make sure you’ve covered all eventualities? Do you look for cash-flow to give you financial freedom, or to give you a few more luxuries in life? OR are you looking for the deal that ticks all 4 boxes? Investing through others What is going to persuade you to part with your hard earned cash? Rather than thinking of the return...
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Persistence - a key skill for property investors!

It is such a shame that many people give up, often just before they get the success they desire. Unfortunately, we live in a microwave society where most people seem to crave instant gratification. I have seen this so many times. I meet investors who say they tried a particular strategy and it did not work for them. On further discussion, I usually find out that what actually happened was that they “dabbled” with the strategy, failed to get the results as quickly as they would like and so gave up and moved onto the next new strategy! Property investing is not get rich quick. Instead it is get very rich slowly, as the true wealth is in the long term capital appreciation for which you have to wait. If you want the very best property deals you need to buy from motivated sellers, for whom the speed and certainty...
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Cash Flow Strategies for 2010

Here are some great cash flow strategies for 2010 by Rob and Mark from Progressive Property
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No Money Down (NMD) - Sinner or Saint

When I started property investing 5 years ago I did it the old fashioned way, released money from my home, bought a couple of terraced properties, waited for them to increase in value and then remortgage. Then around 2 ½ years ago I stumbled on No Money Down or NMD. I thought all my Christmas’s had come at once. I couldn’t believe that you could buy property this way. There had to be a catch! But there wasn’t, I just kept buying and before you knew it I’d bought 35 houses within a year. Then the unthinkable happened, the credit crunch and the demise of Mortgage Express, I was devastated. What I thought was my god given right to buy properties in this way, was snatched away from me, just as I was planning my early retirement (I was only 29 at the time) Saint There’s a saying up North,...
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